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Avenida 9 Calles 13 y 15, San Jose Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
2.5 Star accommodation
Selina has just arrived in San Jose, and our new location is the perfect place to take in the cultural renaissance going on in this city. Selina’s one-of-a-kind hostel experience, which brings together More the explorer, artist, and entrepreneur, is fast becoming part of the Costa Rican capital’s ecosystem. With a co-working space, playground, and a restaurant/bar, you’ll feel right at home with us. Selina offers lodging options for everyone, from dorms and camping areas to private rooms and luxury suites. Located in Barrio Otoya, we are smack in the middle of the amazing art, cuisine, and nightlife of this up-and-coming city. It truly is an exciting time to be in San Jose, come be a part of it with Selina! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
US$11 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Selina San Jose Costa Rica
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights here in the large dorm. My check in went fine and all the staff are friendly and helpful. The bed was comfortable even though I had the top bunk. There is a restaurant and bar on location which is convenient. I love...More

Thank jmccoy2008
Response from OTA S, Public Relations Manager at Selina San JoseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your comments, we are glad you spend such a nice time in Selina San José. And feel free to come back again, we will be happy to assist you again.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

I stayed at the Selina hostel for 2 nights with 3 other friends. We had our own room and bathroom which was very nice but we were still able to enjoy the lobby and lounge areas of the Selina. I enjoyed my experience quite a...More

Thank ilianablasdell
Response from OTA S, Public Relations Manager at Selina San JoseResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Iliana We are glad you had such a nice experience at Selina San José, you and your friends are more than welcome to stay again whenever you need it!

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Selina on my first night in Costa Rica and went back there on my last night before flying back home - happy I chose them. I found out about the Selina chain from a friend who previously travelled around CR so I...More

Thank LittleMermaidAlex
Response from OTA S, Public Relations Manager at Selina San JoseResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Thank you very much for your feedback, we feel more than honored that you enjoyed Selina San José and feel it as a pleasant and safe place to arrive 2 times. We will be more than happy to welcome you a third time.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The hostel is really clean and the staff is really nice, the location is really near everything and it offers everything you need and the hosts are really helpfull, plus food and drinks are really great.

Thank Pedro G
Response from OTA S, Public Relations Manager at Selina San JoseResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Pedro, thanks for the review! we are located at the oldest part of the city with amazing architecture around and super close to everyting :)

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

the hostel was perfect, the ice cream too. pablo was a great host, he helped us many times. there was a salad restaurant near the hostel that was awesome, juste like the selina itself, we had a great time and we'll be back

Thank OlivierF1386
Response from OTA S, Public Relations Manager at Selina San JoseResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Olivier, we are trill to read this. Thanks for the review!

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"Standard room is very small, get a suite if you can afford it."
20 Jul 2018
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"Ask for a quiet room away from the kitchen and balconies"
11 Mar 2018
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"Speak to the staff they are super helpful"
16 Jul 2017
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"The 8 people dorms are better than the 12!"
5 Apr 2017
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